Jessica Dailey

 

Jessica is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist. A Pittsburgh native, she moved to New York to pursue her love of writing. She holds bachelor’s degrees in English and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and received her master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She loves reporting on art, food, and the green community in New York City. When she’s not searching for the next best story, she spends her time foraging at Greenmarkets, whipping up new recipes, and exploring the city’s endless art scene.

Jessica Dailey
8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses in New York City

8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses in New York City

From the world's largest rooftop farm to stunning private gardens, we've seen a lot of amazing designs on New York City rooftops, but who would have thought to place an entire house atop a Big

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Max Premo Turns a Disused Dumpster into a Mobile Art Gallery

Max Premo Turns a Disused Dumpster into a Mobile Art Gallery

Who says dumpsters are only good for garbage? Collage artist Max Premo, not wanting to throw out his 500-plus collection of objects when moving to a smaller studio, transformed an old dumpster

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Pier 15 by SHoP Architects Opens on NYC’s East River Waterfront Esplanade – Exclusive Photos!

Pier 15 by SHoP Architects Opens on NYC’s East River Waterfront Esplanade – Exclusive Photos!

Winter may not seem like the best time to visit New York City's windy waterfront, but the newly-opened Pier 15 on the East River Waterfront Esplanade will give any design-lover reason to head to

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Artist Transforms Storefront for Art & Architecture Into a Bright Red Interactive Instrument

Artist Transforms Storefront for Art & Architecture Into a Bright Red Interactive Instrument

For the next month, visitors to New York City's Storefront for Art and Architecture will be making music with an unlikely instrument: the gallery's building. For his installation

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US’s Largest Net Zero School Welcomes Students in Irving, Texas

US’s Largest Net Zero School Welcomes Students in Irving, Texas

Lady Bird Johnson Middle School's green features are apparent from the moment one approaches the school, as 12 wind turbines rise 45  feet into the air alongside the building. While visually

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SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarKindle: SolarFocus Debuts Its Sun-Powered Cover for Amazon’s E-Reader at CES

SolarFocus Technology Company Ltd. has just unveiled one of the most ingenious and practical solar powered gadgets that we've seen in a long time -- a sun-powered cover for the most popular

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Last Chance to See NYC Recreated in Miniature With Millions of Plant Parts at the New York Botanical Garden!

Last Chance to See NYC Recreated in Miniature With Millions of Plant Parts at the New York Botanical Garden!

This miniature house is made entirely from sticks and bark! 'Tis the season for model trains to zip and zoom through a miniature New York City, structured entirely out of plant bits, such as

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2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

Can you believe that 2012 is just a few days away? We're gearing up to ring in the New Year with style and what better way to do that than with green technology? The Times Square New Year's Eve

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Top 6 Original Photo Stories of 2011 – Vote For Your Favorite!

Top 6 Original Photo Stories of 2011 – Vote For Your Favorite!

From New York City to Abu Dhabi, Inhabitat has covered a lot of ground in 2011, always with our cameras in hand. This year, we brought you more on-the-ground reporting and original photography

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Top 6 Inhabitat Interviews of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Inhabitat Interviews of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

From world-renowned architects to nuclear power advocates, Inhabitat interviewed dozens of inspiring individuals this year. We sat down with Yann Weymouth of HOK to learn more about the stunning

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Sarah Frost Upcycles Thousands of Computer Keys Into Qwerty Wall Art

Sarah Frost Upcycles Thousands of Computer Keys Into Qwerty Wall Art

As more and more people move to thin laptops and sleek tablets, clunky old computer parts are quickly becoming relics of the past. We've seen artists find endless inspiration in these pieces,

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Congress Passes Bill That May Slow the Incandescent Light Bulb Ban

Congress Passes Bill That May Slow the Incandescent Light Bulb Ban

Tucked inside the massive 1,200-page spending bill that's currently sitting on President Obama's desk is an agreement that overturns part of the incandescent light bulb ban. The agreement could

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DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

Gingerbread houses are a dime a dozen come the holiday season, and this year, we have seen quite a few impressively crafted gingerbread creations. But this amazing gingerbread Brooklyn

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts

Whether you make a gift yourself or purchase someone else's handiwork, handcrafted items always make for more meaningful presents than something that rolled off an assembly line. From coasters

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MVRDV Apologizes for “Cloud” Skyscrapers that Resemble Exploding Twin Towers as Outrage Spreads

MVRDV Apologizes for “Cloud” Skyscrapers that Resemble Exploding Twin Towers as Outrage Spreads

Last week MVRDV unveiled plans for "The Cloud" - two luxury condo towers in Seoul, South Korea joined by a pixelated "cloud" of protruding sections that bloom from the middle. Much to the

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Inhabitat Test Drives the Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Concept Car – Exclusive Photos!

Inhabitat Test Drives the Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Concept Car – Exclusive Photos!

When it comes to luxury vehicles, Rolls-Royce takes the cake, so you can imagine our delight when the automaker invited us to take a spin in their glamorous 102EX electric concept car when it

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New Bee Species Discovered Brooklyn, NY!

New Bee Species Discovered Brooklyn, NY!

Honeybee decline may be a serious problem, but there is some great bee news coming out of New York City this week: a whole new bee species has been discovered in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

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14 Eco-Friendly Knit Accessories to Keep You Cozy

14 Eco-Friendly Knit Accessories to Keep You Cozy

Instead of cranking up the heat this winter, why not stay warm in a more earth-friendly way -- like bundling up in super cute knit accessories. Not only will you save some dough, but you'll be

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ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess Ria Burns took first place with her amazing Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess costume, which is made entirely from old supermarket

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World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Exclusive Photos!

World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Exclusive Photos!

Think you make a mean jack-o-lantern? You've got nothing on professional carver Ray Villafane who transforms pumpkins of all shapes and sizes into intricate masterpieces. This weekend, Villafane

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14 Eco-Friendly Fall Coats, Jackets & Parkas for Men

14 Eco-Friendly Fall Coats, Jackets & Parkas for Men

The leaves are falling and the temperatures keep dropping -- fall is in full swing. It's time to pack up your shorts and t-shirts and bundle up in a warm, eco-friendly jacket, perfect for

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5 Super Efficient Tiny NYC Apartments

5 Super Efficient Tiny NYC Apartments

From Smart cars to micro wind turbines, we are firm believers in the idea that bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to living spaces. Whether its a prefab cabin on an open lot of

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GIVEAWAY: Win a 3M DIY Home Improvement Starter Kit!

GIVEAWAY: Win a 3M DIY Home Improvement Starter Kit!

 DIY projects are a fun, green way to spruce up your home, but if you're anything like us, you'll think up a fantastic project and then realize you don't have all the tools to make it

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The Passing Cloud Concept by Tiago Barros Lets You Float Through the Sky

The Passing Cloud Concept by Tiago Barros Lets You Float Through the Sky

If the Zeppelin were given an eco upgrade and brought into the 21st century, it might look something like Tiago Barros' Passing Cloud. Created from strong yet flexible balloons, the Passing

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Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

New York City is not what comes to mind when you think of lush green farms, but these days it seems like every unused space, from stalled construction sites to abandoned basketball courts, is

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VIDEO: Announcing the Winner of the 2011 Solar Decathlon

VIDEO: Announcing the Winner of the 2011 Solar Decathlon

If you're anything like us, you've been having Solar Decathlon withdrawal since the biennial design-build competition ended at the beginning of the month. We're still buzzing with excitement

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7 Reusable Drink Containers for Adults & Kids

7 Reusable Drink Containers for Adults & Kids

Designed by creative guru Karim Rashid, the Bobble is one of our favorite reusable water bottles. These modern colorful drink containers are BPA-free, made of recycled plastic, and have a

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LTL Architects Create a Living Green Wall Shaped Like Central Park for a NYC Office

LTL Architects Create a Living Green Wall Shaped Like Central Park for a NYC Office

From the largest living wall in North America to high rises wrapped in vertical gardens, we have seen quite a few impressive green walls. But LTL Architects has built an 84-foot-long green wall

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University of Maryland WaterShed House Wins the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

University of Maryland WaterShed House Wins the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

The results of the 2011 Solar Decathlon have just been announced, and the winner is University of Maryland WaterShed house! The beautiful water-conservation themed house has been leading the

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Team Maryland Wins the Architecture Contest at the 2011 Solar Decathlon

Team Maryland Wins the Architecture Contest at the 2011 Solar Decathlon

The WaterShed Solar Decathlon house, built by students from the University of Maryland, has taken first place in the design-build competition's architecture category! And we are not surprised.

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